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#Jose Manuel Barroso

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Most of the Cabinet to travel to Brussels today to discuss Ireland's EU presidency
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# In Charge

Most of the Cabinet to travel to Brussels today to discuss Ireland's EU presidency

Oct 3rd 2012, 7:30 AM 3,825 Views 54 Comments

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and nine ministers are going to Brussels today to talk about their plans for Ireland’s presidency of the EU with President José Manuel Barroso.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

EU must become 'federation of nation states', argues Barroso
# State Of The Eunion
# State Of The Eunion

EU must become 'federation of nation states', argues Barroso

Sep 12th 2012, 10:25 AM 3,750 Views 70 Comments

The President of the European Commission has outlined his vision in his annual ‘State of the Union’ speech to MEPs.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Merkel blasts ‘fake solutions’ as EU leaders head to Brussels
# Crunchzeit
# Crunchzeit

Merkel blasts ‘fake solutions’ as EU leaders head to Brussels

Jun 28th 2012, 10:26 AM 2,787 Views 34 Comments

The German chancellor says short-term measures to stop Spain and Italy from going under won’t cut it.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 25 June, 2012

EU leaders will discuss plans to integrate national budgets - report
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

EU leaders will discuss plans to integrate national budgets - report

Jun 25th 2012, 10:29 AM 1,249 Views 16 Comments

Reuters says a document being prepared for Brussels also discusses banking union and deeper economic integration.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

No date for when country will 're-engineer' bank debt - Taoiseach
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

No date for when country will 're-engineer' bank debt - Taoiseach

Jun 12th 2012, 4:31 PM 2,759 Views 57 Comments

Enda Kenny said his government remained committed to negotiations to reduce Ireland’s banking debt.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 4 June, 2012

EU chief: Russia and EU need to overcome differences on Syria
# Syria
# Syria

EU chief: Russia and EU need to overcome differences on Syria

Jun 4th 2012, 12:49 PM 1,167 Views 2 Comments

Russia’s Putin doesn’t look like budging on his supportive stance towards Damascus though.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 30 January, 2012

EU leaders strike final agreement on new treaty
# EU
# EU

EU leaders strike final agreement on new treaty

Jan 30th 2012, 9:45 PM 3,661 Views 51 Comments

Twenty-five countries including Ireland have agreed to introduce the ‘fiscal compact’, with only the UK and the Czech Republic remaining outside.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Friday 20 January, 2012

Hungary likely to back down in EU legal dispute
# Backtrack
# Backtrack

Hungary likely to back down in EU legal dispute

Jan 20th 2012, 5:40 PM 1,905 Views 6 Comments

Viktor Orban has given indications that he will bow to EU pressure and undo constitutional changes which go against EU law.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

EU takes legal action against Hungary over new constitution
# Hungary
# Hungary

EU takes legal action against Hungary over new constitution

Jan 17th 2012, 4:47 PM 2,883 Views 19 Comments

Constitutional changes made before Christmas undermined the independence of the central bank and the judiciary.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Watch: Happy Christmas from all your friends in Brussels
# Christmas Greetings
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Greetings

Watch: Happy Christmas from all your friends in Brussels

Dec 20th 2011, 2:50 PM 2,073 Views 7 Comments

This just might be the strangest Christmas video you’ll see this year…

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Barroso hails Euro deal - but slams UK's "impossible" demands
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

Barroso hails Euro deal - but slams UK's "impossible" demands

Dec 13th 2011, 9:10 AM 2,293 Views 48 Comments

European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says last week’s deal is a compromise of ’27 minus’, not of ’17 plus’.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 8 December, 2011

EU leaders head to Brussels for make-or-break euro summit
# Le Crunch
# Le Crunch

EU leaders head to Brussels for make-or-break euro summit

Dec 8th 2011, 7:54 AM 1,234 Views 30 Comments

Over a dozen heads of state – including Enda Kenny and Angela Merkel – will meet in Marseille before the crisis summit.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 28 November, 2011

Germany leading plans for six-country 'elite bonds' - report
# Eurobonds
# Eurobonds

Germany leading plans for six-country 'elite bonds' - report

Nov 28th 2011, 10:01 AM 3,063 Views 44 Comments

A report in the ‘Welt on Sonntag’ newspaper says six AAA-rated countries are contemplating plans for common bonds.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Sunday 23 October, 2011

European leaders to meet again on Wednesday to fight debt crisis
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

European leaders to meet again on Wednesday to fight debt crisis

Oct 23rd 2011, 4:21 PM 411 Views 12 Comments

Another summit of EU heads of state will be held on Wednesday in order to sign off on measures agreed by finance ministers.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Barroso has words of praise for Ireland's economic performance
# Brussels Breakfast
# Brussels Breakfast

Barroso has words of praise for Ireland's economic performance

Oct 13th 2011, 11:20 AM 552 Views 20 Comments

The European Commission president held a meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny this morning.

Taoiseach holding talks with EC president Barroso
# Brussels Breakfast
# Brussels Breakfast

Taoiseach holding talks with EC president Barroso

Oct 13th 2011, 7:50 AM 167 Views 6 Comments

The discussions in Brussels this morning come ahead of a meeting of the Eurozone heads of state later this month.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Barroso's banking plan could mean more countries opting for bailout
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Barroso's banking plan could mean more countries opting for bailout

Oct 12th 2011, 6:50 PM 242 Views 8 Comments

Jose Manuel Barroso wants banks to increase capital – saying governments can foot the bill by borrowing from the EFSF.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Kenny to meet European Commission president
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Kenny to meet European Commission president

Oct 11th 2011, 8:39 AM 120 Views 0 Comments

The meeting will take place on Thursday, with Kenny travelling to Brussels to meet José Manuel Barroso (pictured).

# jose-manuel-barroso - Friday 30 September, 2011

Taoiseach rules out changes to EU Treaty
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Taoiseach rules out changes to EU Treaty

Sep 30th 2011, 9:40 PM 432 Views 10 Comments

Speaking from Warsaw, Enda Kenny said European governments need to work the Lisbon Treaty in the way that it was intended.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Barroso: More integration needed to address 'greatest crisis in EU history'
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

Barroso: More integration needed to address 'greatest crisis in EU history'

Sep 28th 2011, 10:43 AM 472 Views 27 Comments

In his State of the Union address, Jose Manuel Barroso says Europe will need to “move forward with more unification”.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 5 September, 2011

Eurozone not destined for a double-dip - Barroso
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Eurozone not destined for a double-dip - Barroso

Sep 5th 2011, 7:56 AM 274 Views 7 Comments

The head of the European Commission insists that the bloc will continue to grow, albeit at a rate slower than first hoped.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Barroso warns: the Eurozone debt crisis is spreading
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Barroso warns: the Eurozone debt crisis is spreading

Aug 4th 2011, 4:27 PM 810 Views 21 Comments

The President of the European Commission tells us what we already know, as he calls for “full backing” for struggling countries.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Eurozone leaders set for key summit as France and Germany agree common position
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Eurozone leaders set for key summit as France and Germany agree common position

Jul 21st 2011, 7:26 AM 307 Views 4 Comments

But neither country will tell us what that position is ahead of the summit in Brussels this afternoon.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 11 July, 2011

EU leaders hold crisis summit as bailout talk turns to Italy
# Italy
# Italy

EU leaders hold crisis summit as bailout talk turns to Italy

Jul 11th 2011, 9:50 AM 468 Views 11 Comments

Italy could be the next country holding out the beggar’s bowl – in a bailout that would dwarf the previous ones.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

EU Commission criticises ratings agencies
# Beratings
# Beratings

EU Commission criticises ratings agencies

Jul 6th 2011, 2:17 PM 194 Views 4 Comments

Commission President Barroso suggests market “bias” against European countries because of agencies’ reports.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Friday 24 June, 2011

Second Greek bailout negotiations progress - but hinge on austerity
# Greece
# Greece

Second Greek bailout negotiations progress - but hinge on austerity

Jun 24th 2011, 8:10 AM 214 Views 1 Comment

Greek government has to pass its unpopular austerity plans before accessing either the next batch of its current bailout, or a second bailout.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Portugal's bailout request likely to dominate meeting of EU finance ministers
# Portugal
# Portugal

Portugal's bailout request likely to dominate meeting of EU finance ministers

Apr 7th 2011, 8:42 AM 325 Views 0 Comments

Finance minister Michael Noonan had hoped Ireland’s financial situation would top the agenda as he looks to lower the country’s interest rate.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Friday 11 March, 2011

Enda meets with EU leaders to discuss bailout terms, Libya
# Bailout
# Bailout

Enda meets with EU leaders to discuss bailout terms, Libya

Mar 11th 2011, 7:17 AM 421 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny will be in Brussels today to participate in an extraordinary meeting of the European Council – to discuss the situation in Libya and look at stronger economic policy coordination in the euro area.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Kenny meets Barroso to discuss Ireland's bailout deal
# Bailout
# Bailout

Kenny meets Barroso to discuss Ireland's bailout deal

Mar 10th 2011, 9:30 PM 725 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach held hour-long meeting with Barroso, in which the EU Commission President said he the Commission supports Ireland on the interest rate issue.

Kenny's first foreign affairs meeting brings him to Brussels
# Taoiseach
# Taoiseach

Kenny's first foreign affairs meeting brings him to Brussels

Mar 10th 2011, 7:32 AM 473 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach will travel to Brussels today to meet with the European Commission President to brief him on the new government’s policy priorities.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 28 February, 2011

EU/IMF bailout already on the agenda for Kenny ahead of Barroso talks
# Bailout
# Bailout

EU/IMF bailout already on the agenda for Kenny ahead of Barroso talks

Feb 28th 2011, 10:57 AM 525 Views 0 Comments

Jose Manuel Barroso and Enda Kenny will meet in Finland later this week with the bailout top of the agenda for the incoming Taoiseach.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Saturday 19 February, 2011

Barroso: I'm fully confident about Ireland's economic recovery
# Irish Economy
# Irish Economy

Barroso: I'm fully confident about Ireland's economic recovery

Feb 19th 2011, 8:24 AM 1,631 Views 0 Comments

The President of the European Commission tells an audience in Cambridge he expects Ireland to recover from its fiscal woes.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Monday 31 January, 2011

When Enda met Jose: the Hollywood version
# Mission Impossible?
From The Daily Edge
# Mission Impossible?

When Enda met Jose: the Hollywood version

Jan 31st 2011, 11:24 AM 1,198 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael’s official video of Kenny and Noonan’s meeting with Jose Manuel Barroso takes on a Mission: Impossible feel.

# jose-manuel-barroso - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

European Commission president turns on Irish MEP over bailout (Video)
# Bailout
# Bailout

European Commission president turns on Irish MEP over bailout (Video)

Jan 19th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,233 Views 0 Comments

Jose Manuel Barroso erupted in anger after Joe Higgins’ questions about Europe’s position on the Irish bailout.